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CC010.001.012.035.001 (RS237866)

Description

Untitled design drawing rendered in ink on trace. Perspective view is shown. Rectangular bureau has overhanging top; tall backboard with curved ends; two narrow drawers on either side of wide cupboard with two hinged doors; two wide drawers in one tier below; rectangular base with molded rim; square recessed panels on sides; and carved circular foliate medallion at center of two cupboard doors. Large three-part rectangular mirror is attached to bureau at backboard and has stationary middle mirror and two shorter moveable side mirrors; narrow plain frame; and reeded columnar support with carved finial at each side. Design notes are handwritten on drawing. Company name and address had been stamped at lower left corner but has been cut off.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1880-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in ink (7 7/8 x 9 3/4 inches)
Dimensions
7 7/8x 9 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307134
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.035.001

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
chests of drawers
dressers (chests of drawers)
mirrors
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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